- Goethe, in his own Memoir, enters into large details upon this subject; and from him we shall borrow the denouement of the tale. - "Biographical Essays", Thomas de Quincey.
- The public demanded a cumulative interest that worked up to some kind of thrilling denouement that they called a climax, whereas his tale was but a stretch of life, and of very ordinary life. - "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
- It decided the matter, and Luji never halted until he gained the edge of the mahunoo grove, and, rifle in hand, climbed up a tree, where he sat patiently waiting the denouement. - "The Ruined Cities of Zululand", Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley.